Debating Camp vs Trash in ‘Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare’ [Horror Queers Podcast]

Looney Tunes. After back-to-back weeks of visually sumptuous horror films with Germany’s Der Samurai and Detroit‘s It Follows, Trace and I are tackling a franchise entry with the 30th anniversary of Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991). Joining us is Mark O. Estes, host of the Midnight Social Distortion podcast, who has strong nostalgic feelings for the […]

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‘Urban Legend’ Introduced Contemporary American Folklore to a New Generation [Young Blood]

Horror contemplates in great detail how young people handle inordinate situations and all of life’s unexpected challenges. While the genre forces characters of every age to face their fears, it is especially interested in how youths might fare in life-or-death scenarios. The column Young Blood is dedicated to horror stories for and about teenagers, as well […]

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Netflix Buys World Rights to Horror Movie ‘CURS>R’ Starring Asa Butterfield and Robert Englund

Robert Englund is coming to Netflix in the upcoming fourth season of “Stranger Things,” and this morning we’ve learned that it won’t be the only Englund project hitting Netflix soon. Deadline reports that Netflix has acquired world rights to the horror movie CURS>R, paying “high seven figures” for the movie starring Englund and Asa Butterfield […]

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